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Whether there's plenty of money coming in or you're struggling to make ends meet, a family budget is a useful tool to help manage a family's finances. While the idea of a budget seems simple – tracking money coming in and money spent – it can be an eye-opening exercise that can help reduce stress, maintain family harmony, and make the best use of your resources. For more tips on how to make a family budget, follow the link below.

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